Killing Pretty: A Sandman Slim Novel

Version: Unabridged
Author: Richard Kadrey
Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Genres: Fantasy
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Published In: July 2015
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 9 hours, 47 minutes
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Overview

Sandman Slim investigates Death s death in this hip, propulsive urban fantasy through a phantasmagoric Los Angeles rife with murder, mayhem, and magic.

James Stark has met his share of demons and angels, on earth and beyond. Now he s come face to face with the one entity few care to meet: Death.

Someone has tried to kill Death ripping the heart right out of him or rather the body he s inhabiting. Death needs Sandman Slim s help. He believes anyone who can beat Lucifer and the old gods at their own game is the only one who can solve his murder.

Stark follows a sordid trail deep into LA s subterranean world, from vampire-infested nightclubs to talent agencies specializing in mad ghosts, from Weimar Republic mystical societies to sleazy supernatural underground fight and sex clubs. Along the way he meets a mysterious girl distinguished by a pair of graveyard eyes as badass as Slim; she happens to be the only person who ever outwitted Death. But escaping her demise has had dire consequences for the rest of the world and a few others.

For years, Slim has been fighting cosmic forces bent on destroying heaven, hell, and earth. This time, the battle is right here on the gritty streets of the City of Angels, where a very clever, very ballsy killer lies in wait."

Author Details

Author Details

Kadrey, Richard

New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey has published nine novels, including Sandman Slim, Kill the Dead, Aloha from Hell, Devil Said Bang, Kill City Blues, Dead Set, Butcher Bird, and Metrophage. He has been immortalized as an action figure, his short story "Goodbye Houston Street, Goodbye" was nominated for a British Science Fiction Association Award, and his novel Butcher Bird was nominated for the Prix Elbakin in France. A freelance writer and photographer, he lives in San Francisco, California.